Lux Build Guide by Vevox
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Hey everyone my name is Vevox and this is my first attempt in making a League build.
This build focuses mainly on playing lux mid. I play and build her as an AP carry.
Pros and cons of lux
I love lux, but she can be frustrating at times.
Pros and cons of Lux:
I find myself sometimes running around aimlessly when all my abilities are on cd. On the bright side this gives you time to position urself in fights.
Lux does amazing damage. If you get a whole team in an ult with an E detonation it can turn team fights around. The only problem is after you have q, e, and ulted into a group of people u cant do anything but auto attack. Many times have I used all my cds and the whole team is at 10% with nothing I can do.
Late game Lux's ult has a really low cool down considering its damage
This build has no mana regen so use your abilities wisely
You can steal Baron, dragon, blue, and red buffs pretty easily with ur ult.
Could use better lux skins
Items and why
I get dorans ring first because it's an all around good starting item.
I build towards a sheen first because of the damage it gives early game. It's amazing with lux's passive. It gives excellent damage early game and if timed right, you can bring some 1 fairly low with a q and e combo.
The build leading 2 lichbane also gives some magic resist if needed. If you are having trouble mid you can pick up a magic resist cloak (lvl 5ish), then use it later 2 build ur lichbane.
I get mejais after sheen which should be around level 9. You can build stacks by finishing people off with ur ult, being in teamfights, or just plain feeding. If you play defensively in teamfights and have good map awareness mejais will shine.
You want 2 build lichbane after mejais which will be around lvl 13-ish. Lichbane is only good because of lux's auto attack and passive. If you dont auto attack after q, e, and ult, it is completely worthless.
At this point you have a couple of options. You can get a void staff 2 avoid magic resist or a deathcap which pretty much finishes ur build. Get a void staff if you see a decrease in damage.
If you are being focused in teamfights i would suggest throwing away 1 of ur 2 deathcaps and buying a zhonyas.
So.. Why surge?
Surge gives a huge ap bonus and attack speed bonus. When timed right you can do a ton of dmg.
When facing a group of enemy's try to q, e and ult at the same time all in about a second. When you are charging ur lazor pop surge and then detonate ur e right after.
Surge also serves as a good picker offer for people with fairly high hp pools. I have killed people at low hp with my ult that wouldnt of killed them otherwise if i wouldnt of popped surge.
Surge also benefits well from lichbane. The increased attack speed lets you get every auto attack off for ur passive.